Homeily wins the national mini-company competition and will represent Spain in the European Junior Achievement competition


Excitement, desire and a lot of entrepreneurship have been the protagonists of the XIV edition of the national mini-business competition which for the first time has been held in an online format. 18 teams of students between 15 and 19 years old participated in this competition on May 6 and 7 to defend their ideas before a jury. 
More than 6,700 students from educational centers throughout Spain have been trained during the 2019/2020 school year in the mini-business entrepreneurship program. Accompanied by their teachers and professional volunteers from different companies, the young people have learned different disciplines that have allowed them to launch their entrepreneurial projects. 18 mini-companies have been selected to participate in the XIV national competition and present their ideas to the jury that has evaluated the best projects for their quality, innovative nature and viability. 
The The winning mini-company has been Homeily from Oak House School in Barcelona, a mobile application that equitably distributes household chores with the aim of promoting equality through a fun and original method. Alberto Placencia, president of the Junior Achievement Spain Foundation, presented this award. The members of this mini-company will represent Spain in the European Final JA-YE Europe Company of the Year Competition to be held in the month of July with the participation of more than 200 young people from 35 countries trained in the Junior Achievement mini-company program. 
The Ready for Work Award of ManpowerGroup, awarded by Montse Moliner, communication, institutional relations and CSR director of ManpowerGroup, has been for Rurally from the SEK Ciudalcampo School, the FedEx Access Award, awarded by Paloma Romero-Salazar, vice president of Ground Operations Spain & Portugal of FedEx Express, has been for Eco2Meter of the Bel-Lloc School, the Diversity and Innovation Award of the EY Foundation, awarded by Carlos Arango, general director of the EY Foundation, has been for Sensations of the La Salle Reus School, the Platinum Record Award of the Bayer Fund, granted by Blanca Narváez, general director of the Junior Achievement Spain Foundation, has been for Alum Creme of the San Cayetano School, the Innovative Entrepreneurship Award from the Madrid City Council, awarded by Ángel Niño, councilor of the Delegated Area of Entrepreneurship, Employment and Innovation of the Madrid City Council has been for has been for MGR-Tech from IES Martín García Ramos, the Innovation Award in Business Management of the Rafael del Pino Foundation, awarded by Vicente Montes, director of the Rafael del Pino Foundation, has been for HopePot from the Claret School of Barcelona, the Brave Women Award of Zurich, awarded by Vicente Cancio, CEO of Zurich Spain, has been for Homeily from Oak House School, the Customer Orientation Award of Citi, granted by Pedro López-Quesada, Vice Chairman Corporate and Investment Bank Iberia of Citi, has been for has been for Ken-B from the Jesús-Maria Sant Gervasi School. 
The mini-business program is sponsored by Citi Foundation, Z Zurich Foundation, FedEx Express, Rafael del Pino Foundation, EY Foundation, ManpowerGroup, Bayer Fund and Madrid City Council through Madrid Emprende.